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Winter Track: Germantown Academy Competes at Ursinus HS Invitational

COLLEGEVILLE -- Germantown Academy continued its 2023-24 indoor season on Wednesday at the Ursinus College High School Invitational. The Patriots competed against 80 other schools at the meet. There was no team scoring.

Boys Highlights

  • Tripp Capers '24 ran a 6.55 in the 55m to take first in the event. Capers has finished first in the 55m at every competition this season. The senior also cleared 19' 2.5 in the long jump.
  • Blake Brown '24 finished third in the long jump, clearing 21' 8.75". 
  • Gavin Fountain '24 took fourth in the shot put with a throw of 44' 7.5". Brandon Truszkowski '26 finished 12th with a 40' 7.25" toss. 
  • Adrian Diem '25 placed fourth in the pole vault, clearing 13' 6", a season best. Robert Bright '25 took 8th, clearing 12'. 
  • Jet Dickerson '26, Brady McDonough '26, Badami, and Capers broke the school record in the 4x200, running 1:36.02

Girls Highlights

  • Layla Gentile '25 finished 4th in the shot put with a throw of 34' 5.5". Brynn Sweeney '26 finished 11th in the event and set a new PR with a 30' 4.00" toss. 
  • Lorelai Fortmann '25 cleared 10' in the pole vault to take sixth place and tie a PR. Zoe Hellman took 10th, clearing 9' and also tying a PR.
  • Nieve Keitel '27 ran the mile in 5:19.80 to secure seventh place in the event. The freshman, who is also a member of the GA swimming team, finished 12th in the 800 with a time of 2:29.50.
  • GA got PR's from Alisa Colucci '27 (55m), Lyla Perry '26 (200m), Jazziaj Manning '25 (400M), Lauren Truong '26 (1 mile).